Colleagues, please review proposed Bylaws changes. A vote will take place on the proposed changes in a few weeks. The proposed changes can be viewed here:
Please go to the private members section to register for our fall CE:
Environmental Health and Justice: a Brief Primer
Date and time: Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 2:00 pm | (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Looking at the archives of the old Update (GHSLA print newsletter), I found CEs that were being offered by GHSLA in 1996. The days when ILLs had to be physically mailed, when full text was only via CD-ROM seem literally like yesterday!
A Project to Reduce ILL Tunaround Time
Vanessa Wallace-Gaines and Marilyn Seymour
Memorial Medical Center, Savannah
Adonis: CD-ROM Full Text Retrieval System
For Biomedical Journals
Nancy Bryant, Morehouse School ofMedicine
EBSCOdoc Document Delivery & ALERT!
Table of Contents Service
Karalyn Kavanaugh, EBSCO Subscription Services
The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library has an open position for a Public Health Informationist. Please see below
- Location: Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA: Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library
- Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
- Position Availability: Immediately
- Position Requirements (full requirements on the document link below):
- ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science OR equivalent education and relevant library experience.
- Subject expertise in health sciences and evidence of skills and knowledge of librarianship.
- Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience
- Position Summary:Reporting to the Head of Information Services, the Public Health Informationist builds partnerships with individual faculty, departments, and the School of Public Health in order to optimize the use of information for research, education, and learning processes. The informationist identifies information needs of students, faculty, and staff in the School of Public Health. In response to these needs, the informationist 1) delivers reference, research and consultation services, 2) delivers instruction, 3) collaborates to create information products, digital tools, and services to enable users to locate, organize, and use information, and 4) identifies and recommends information resources for the library collection. In support of the greater user community of the library, the Public Health Informationist participates in the reference service by responding to requests from the Information Desk, the online reference service and direct inquiries. This position will also work closely with other informationists, librarians, and units to understand and integrate research and curricular needs with the Libraries’ collections and services. Emory Libraries requires that our employees recognize diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential core values to achieving our mission to enrich the quality of life in an inclusive work environment through competency training, reassurance of personal growth, restorative communication practices, and embrace our diverse identities of patrons within the Emory community.
Review of applications will begin the week of September 26, 2022 and “will continue until position is successfully filled. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans.”
See the full job description and requirements here.
Candidates interested for the position should review the applications requirements and apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/111946.
Colleagues, mark your calendars. The CE: “Environmental Health and Justice: a Brief Primer” will be on Thursday, September 29th at 2 pm. More details to come as we get closer to the date.